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Requesting accreditation as a private research institute!

This page was last modified on 12-07-2017

You intend to hire researchers from third countries in order to undertake research projects or benefit from AFR grants (Aide à la Formation-Recherche) made available by the National Research Fund (Fonds national de la recherche)?

You will then first need to apply for accreditation as a research institute.

In order to receive accreditation, you must submit your application to the Ministry of the Economy together with:

  • the audited annual financial statements for the past 3 financial years;
  • any other additional information deemed necessary for the evaluation of the application for accreditation.

The list of private research institutes accredited by the Ministry of the Economy is available on